Galloway locked-out of education debate


    An education question time this Friday organised by the National Union of Teachers has refused to allow George Galloway on the platform, although two other MPs have been invited.     “What are they afraid of?” asked Galloway. “I have been a trenchant critic of the education establishment in Bradford for three years, no one has campaigned […]

Galloway tables two EDMs on education in Bradford

George Galloway

    Bradford West MP George Galloway has this morning tabled two urgent Early Day Motions highlighting the ever-worsening education situation on Bradford.     It comes off the back of the news that Bradford’s GCSE results are the second-worst in the country. The MP has argued for the introduction of a ‘Bradford Challenge’, similar to the London Challenge, […]

Galloway calls for inquiry into Bradford education disaster


    Following news that Bradford has the second-worst GCSE results in the country George Galloway has called for a wide-ranging inquiry into the comprehensive education failures in the city and dropped plans to hold his own meeting.     “Education in Bradford isn’t getting better, it’s getting worse, and that’s barely possible, it’s scandalous and it certainly can’t […]

Tower Hamlets council bosses join Bradford Challenge


    The deputy mayor of Tower Hamlets and a senior colleague have joined the Bradford Challenge event

Bullying by Bradford University management


    The management of Bradford University has been condemned as bullies and intimidators of their teaching staff in a parliamentary motion submitted today by George Galloway.     The Bradford West MP hit out at ‘Victorian mill owner’ tactics over a range of intimidatory threats to lecturers and staff who are protesting about mooted reductions to their pension […]

Galloway raises EDM on Bradford Rail Link


    George Galloway has raised an Early Day Motion in Parliament for a new Bradford Central train station

Bradford West remains unemployment blackspot


Commenting on the latest unemployment figures for October, Bradford West MP George Galloway said: “This is a case of the small spark of good news being overwhelmed by the bad. It is good that more than 1000 people have come off the dole since October last year, but it’s a continuing disgrace that my constituency […]

The HS3 rail link must reach Bradford


        The proposed high-speed rail link for the north of England – dubbed HS3 – must link to Bradford, George Galloway demanded.     The Bradford West MP, welcoming the prime minister’s green light for the plan, commented: “There cannot be a red stop signal at Leeds, as the present plan envisages. Any high-speed link from […]

Galloway calls for Bradford-Gaza Twinning


    Bradford West MP George Galloway yesterday called for the town of Bradford to be twinned with the stricken Palestinian city of Gaza.

Thousands gather in Bradford for Gaza Event (Pics + Vid)


Bradford witnessed the biggest demonstration in its history yesterday as 5,000 people gathered at a Solidarity for Gaza event in the city’s Centenary Square.